Sligo and Leitrim boxers in action at European Championships today

Leitrim’s Dearbhla Rooney and Sligo’s Dean Clancy will both be in action today at the European Youth Championships in Italy.

Manorhamilton’s Dearbhla Rooney fights in the first round of the women’s bantamweight when she takes on a Polish opponent looking for a place in the quarter-finals.

A last-eight spot is also on offer for Sligo Town youngster Dean Clancy, who fights a Belarussian opponent in the men’s flyweight division.